AVMA Survey Shows US Pet Population on the Rise

The American Veterinary Medical Association’s Veterinary Economics Division recently shared the results of a survey of 2,000 pet owners. They found that both dog and cat populations in the US have increased in recent years, with more households owning either dogs or cats. However, there are fewer pets per household than in past years. Animal … Continue reading AVMA Survey Shows US Pet Population on the Rise

Survey: Pets are a Priority When Looking for a New Home

A survey of pet owners conducted by realtor.com found that our pets’ needs are a top priority when we are searching for a new home. 95% of pet owners rated their pets’ needs as “important” when considering a new home. 87% of dog and cat owners rated their pets’ needs as “very important” or “extremely … Continue reading Survey: Pets are a Priority When Looking for a New Home

Rise in Pet Heart Inflammation Cases Linked to Covid Infection

Veterinarians have been noticing an uptick in the number of myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) cases in pet dogs and cats, which has been making news recently. Investigation into these cases has shown that in many instances, this heart condition in pets developed after contact with owners who tested positive for Covid infection. A … Continue reading Rise in Pet Heart Inflammation Cases Linked to Covid Infection

Meet FACE Success Story Petey!

This handsome fellow is a 2-year-old Pit Bull Terrier named Petey. Petey was bitten by a rattlesnake when out for a walk recently. Rattlesnake bites can be life-threatening emergencies for dogs. Unfortunately, Petey's dad was laid off during the pandemic and was unable to pay for his urgent veterinary care. The staff at San Diego's … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Petey!